Japanese College Students' Willingness To Communicate In English

Japanese College Students' Willingness To Communicate In English

by Rieko Matsuoka
     
 

The notion of willingness to communicate was developed in order to account for the frequency of individuals' first language and second language communication acts. The main purpose of this study were to investigate how individual difference variables, consisting of integrativeness, communication apprehension, perceived competence, introversion, motivational intensity,… See more details below

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The notion of willingness to communicate was developed in order to account for the frequency of individuals' first language and second language communication acts. The main purpose of this study were to investigate how individual difference variables, consisting of integrativeness, communication apprehension, perceived competence, introversion, motivational intensity, attitudes and other-directedness, affected Japanese university students' willingness to communicate in English as well as their English proficiency, and to determine how these same individual difference variables, willingness to communicate in English, and English proficiency were causally related to one another.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783838315249
Publisher:
AV Akademikerverlag GmbH & Co. KG.
Publication date:
12/02/2009
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.41(d)

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